Tag: U.S. Military

Ann Jones: The Forgotten War

October 2013

The lack, or sheer failure, of the US exit strategy from Afghanistan's ruined battlefields.

Nick Turse: The Pivot to Africa

September 2013

On the startling size, scope, and growth of U.S. military operations on the African continent.

Cora Currier: Condolence Payments in the Drone War

August 2013

Does the U.S. pay families when drones kill innocent Yemenis?

Nick Turse: The Classic Military Runaround

July 2013

If you're reporting on the U.S. military, always expect evasion.

Nick Turse: The Terror Diaspora

June 2013

The U.S. military and the unraveling of Africa.

Tom Engelhardt: Dumb and Dumber

February 2013

A secret CIA drone base, a blowback world, and why Washington has no learning curve.

Anything That Moves

January 2013

Recently unearthed documents and testimony reveal that the U.S.’s war crimes in Vietnam were far more widespread—and egregious—than previously known.

Tom Engelhardt: The Pentagon as a Global NRA

January 2013

For Washington, there is no arms control abroad.

Justin Elliott: Have U.S. Drones Become a ‘Counterinsurgency Air Force’ for Our Allies?

November 2012

Micah Zenko talks about the uncertain motives underlying US drone policy.

Nick Turse: Afghanistan’s Base Bonanza

September 2012

Despite years of talk about American withdrawal from Afghanistan, the number of military bases there has steadily expanded.

Brandon Lingle: Queen’s Creek

August 2012

Back from Iraq, a veteran meditates on the past, present, and future of American warfare, and the small creek in Virginia where they all flow together.

Tom Engelhardt: It Couldn’t Happen Here, It Does Happen There

June 2012

The value of American—and Afghan—lives.

Richard Falk: U.S. Military Suicides and Palestinian Hunger Strikes

June 2012

What do the suicides of U.S. military personnel have in common with the food strikes put on by Palestinian detainees?